What is House Sitting?

House sitting is when you live in someone's house for a period of time, usually in exchange for rent-free accommodation. This arrangement can be beneficial for both parties involved. The house owner gets to have their house looked after while they are away, and the housesitter gets to enjoy free accommodation. In exchange for free accommodations, the house sitter will perform specified duties to care for your home and pets.

There are a number of websites and online communities dedicated to connecting house sitters with potential opportunities. This has made it easier than ever to find house sitting gigs, no matter where in the world you may be.

If you're thinking of giving house sitting a try, be sure to do your research and read any reviews or feedback from previous house sitters.

What is the Registry?

The HouseCarers Registry is the International Database of House Sitters and Pet Sitters. Our on-line registry contains the details of people who want to look after someone else's home. They can be contacted through our secure message system without revealing your identify. Each registered homeowner and housesitter receives a HouseCarers message box where you are identified only by your chosen user name.

Benefits of matching with a House Sitter at Housecarers

When you post your house sitting job on our website, you'll be able to choose from a pool of verified, reviewed house sitters who are available to watch your home. Our advanced matching system allows you to search for, and filter house sitters matching your requirements. E.G. You can find a sitter who has indicated they will care for Cats, for short term periods, in your location. You can check the sitters motivations and reasons for house sitting.

In addition, house sitters can provide other services such as plant watering, collecting mail, security, and providing a responses if an emergency arises - such as a burst pipe, or flooding. This means that you can relax on your vacation without having to worry about taking care of everything at home.

Register as a Homeowner or Housesitter.